Peanut Butter Egg Recipe!!

I found the recipe!! I found the recipe!!!


Honestly, guys, I wasn’t trying to withhold it from you or tease you with pictures and then never post it!  I’m just totally scatter-brained and couldn’t find it for the past year!  But I spent some time this weekend going through some old recipes to figure out what I’m making for Easter this year and I found the recipe that I used for my peanut butter eggs from last year!  It’s a newspaper clipping from 2002, so really it’s no wonder I couldn’t find it and I shouldn’t be held responsible. : )



Peanut Butter Eggs


2 packages (18 sheets) graham cracker crumbs, very finely crushed
2 cups creamy peanut butter
12 tbsp. butter, softened
3 cups powdered sugar
Bag of Chocolate Chips (I use the Special Dark ones usually)


In stand mixer, mix graham cracker crumbs, peanut butter, butter and powdered sugar until well combined.  Shape mixture into eggs and place on wax paper lined cookie sheets.  Place cookie sheets in freezer for one hour.  Once they’re completely frozen, melt your chocolate according to the package directions.  Place your eggs in the chocolate one at a time and slide a fork under each egg to remove.  Set back on wax paper lined sheet to set.  You can put sprinkles on before chocolate sets if you want.



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Hi, I'm Natalie and I like to move slowly (like a turtle, if you will)! I daydream about minivans, painting walls and eating fudge with a spoon. Welcome to my little computer home where I share my family's adventures as we live life from the slow lane!
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Comments

  1. These look so yummy! I have 3 kiddos having birthday parties this weekend – I plan to make some of these – sure to be a hit!

  2. @AnonymousI’m going to guess about 2 1/4 cups but I’m not exactly positive! You could probably Google it to get a more exact number. Sorry I’m not more help!

  3. Anonymous says:

    How many cups of Graham Cracker crumbs would this be?

  4. And to think I just bought some today! =) They look delish!

  5. those look delish!!!

  6. You little Booger you! These are my FAVORITE! I love eating all the chocolate off and then taking nice bites of the peanut butter! What are you doing to me!?! You know I just bought 2 swimsuits today! :) These look amazing Natalie! Super excited to try them, thank you!!

  7. 12 TABLESPOONS of butter?? UGH Natalie, you’re killing me! Although maybe I just read an article that butter is now good for us…yes, I must have!

  8. OMG! I LOVE reese eggs! I’m not sure that I should thank you for sharing or not! I just bought a bag of the real thing, but can’t wait to make your version! Tabitha @ simplyhomecents.blogspot.com

  9. YUM! Can I come to your house for dessert?

  10. D-lish! Totally pinning this. Visiting from “what I whipped up”!

  11. This looks absolutely deelish! :)
    http://dixie-n-dottie.blogspot.com/

  12. natalie, these look AMAZING!!! Well worth the hunt!! Pinning this! thank you for sharing !

    Bonnie @ uncommon

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